Stafford Virginia Attorneys Defending
Virginia Larceny, Virginia Embezzlement, Virginia Shoplifting
Larceny (theft) is the taking of anything that has value without the consent of the owner. To be convicted of theft/larceny in Virginia, the taking must be coupled with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of the property. In Virginia, the law defines larceny as either grand larceny or petty larceny. The term grand larceny vs. petty larceny is used to identify the minimum threshold value of the item stolen in Virginia.
If a person is accused of shoplifting in Virginia, the person can be charged with either grand larceny or petty larceny. The value of the stolen property in Virginia will determine whether the person will be charged with grand larceny or petty larceny.
Virginia still spells petty larceny as petit larceny.
In Virginia, the minimum threshold for a person to be charged for grand larceny is only $200. A grand larceny in Virginia is a felony.
If you wish to speak with a Stafford, Virginia criminal larceny defense attorney, please call us at 888-437-7747, email us or contact us via our on line form.
If you wish to view some of the laws that pertain to being accused of committing a larceny in Virginia, please click on Virginia Larceny Crimes Defense.
Our Stafford, Virginia theft/larceny defense attorneys who provide larceny defense and staff in Virginia speak the following languages in addition to English: Spanish, French, Arabic, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin & Malaysian.
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Our Stafford, Virginia criminal defense attorneys defend criminal cases in the following jurisdictions:
Fredericksburg County, Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, King George County, Orange County & Culpeper County